Posts Tagged ‘Drug Treatment’

September is National Recovery Month, a time to celebrate successes and educate the public about addiction and the treatment process. It may be new to you, but for more than two decades we’ve been observing a national Recovery Month, and this September the tradition continues. The theme of this year’s event, “Now More Than Ever,” […]

Kelly Osbourne blames her famous rocker dad for her addiction. What role do genetics play in drug and alcohol abuse? The Osbourne family’s drug problems have been well documented. Dad Ozzy battled an addiction to drugs and alcohol for years, but how did his struggles affect children Kelly and Jack? The two were teens when […]

Making past wrongs right isn’t just for the benefit of the other person – it helps the one making amends, too. While I went through the recovery process myself many years ago, I was inspired by the words I heard from those in leadership: “Trust God, clean house, serve others.” Those three steps aren’t just […]

What is detox, why is it important in the treatment process and how does it help improve your chances of long-term recovery from addiction? The numbers don’t lie. Those who go through medical detox are more than 20 percent more likely to successfully complete treatment than those who don’t, according to statistics published by the […]

Americans 18-25 are at high risk for drug and alcohol use and many need treatment, so why aren’t they getting help? It’s no surprise that teens and young adults are at particular risk for alcohol and drug use. As a result, they are warned about these vices from an early age with parents, teachers and […]